Artist Name: Jeffery Kalstrom and Ann Klefstad
Media: Brick tile
Date Created: 6/1/2000
Location: Harriet Island
History: In 2001, the city commissioned this sculpture when redesigning Harriet Island to be a setting for large events. This sculpture decorates a gateway in the levee system along the Mississippi River.
Klefstad graduated from Saint Olaf College with a triple major in Art, English, and a self-designed major in philosophy and the aesthetics of metaphor. She has received many grants and commissions, producing art not only around the Twin Cities, but also around the nation. She presently writes reviews, editorials, and critiques of contemporary art for mnartist.org and teaches writing at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.
Kalstrom, who hails from Minnesota, works as a metal sculptor.